Central America


Central America
Central A|mer|i|ca
a narrow piece of land joining North and South America, and consisting of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Central America — Central American. continental North America, S of Mexico, usually considered as comprising Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. 18,600,000; 227,933 sq. mi. (590,346 sq. km). * * * Southern portion of North… …   Universalium

  • Central America — p1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Central America —    Central America includes the predominantly Roman Catholic former colonies of Spain: Guatemala,Honduras,El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Belize, the former British Honduras, was a predominantly Protestant country until… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Central America — part of North America between Mexico and South America; often considered to extend from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to the Isthmus of Panama Central American n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • Central America — For other uses, see Central America (disambiguation). Central America Area 523,780 km2 (202,233 sq mi)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Central America — SS Central America Gravure représentant le Central America. Le SS Central America, d abord baptisé S.S. George Law et parfois surnommé le « Ship of Gold » (le navire de l or), était un bateau à vapeur à roues à aubes en métal mesurant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Central America — noun 1. the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑isthmus • Part Holonyms: ↑North America, ↑Latin America, ↑America • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Central America — geographical name 1. the narrow S portion of North America connecting with South America & extending from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to the Isthmus of Panama 2. the republics of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, &… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Central America — noun The part of the Americas between North America and South America. Syn: Mesoamerica …   Wiktionary

  • CENTRAL AMERICA —    (3,000), territory of fertile tableland sloping gradually to both oceans, occupied chiefly by a number of small republics, lying between Tehuantepec and Panama in N. America; it includes the republics of Guatemala, Honduras, St. Salvador,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia


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